Affton Strong Students of the Month | Jan 2017

This school year we will once again be recognizing one Affton student each month for the things that make them Affton Strong, both in and out of school — this year on video! But this January, we have two! Our Affton Strong Students of the Month are: Adele Eberhardt & Courtney Mendenhall – Rogers Middle School Adele… Read more »

AHS Hosts Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

Affton High School sophomore Hope Daugherty reciting “Refusing Silence” by Tess Galligher Thirty-seven students at Affton High School competed in the school’s annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Sophomore Hope Daugherty won the competition with a recitation of “Refusing Silence” by poet Tess Galligher. “I participated in Poetry Out Loud just… Read more »

AHS Students Experience Inauguration

This past weekend, over 30 Affton High School students, along with several teachers, traveled to Washington, D.C. to experience the Presidential Inauguration in person. Experience #Inauguration2017 through their eyes below. #afftonlearns #DCAHS2017 [View the story “#DCAHS2017” on Storify]

Gravois Kiwanis Donates Buddy Bench to Mesnier Primary

On Tues., Jan. 17, members of the Gravois Kiwanis Club presented Mesnier Primary School in Affton with a Buddy Bench for their playground. The purpose of a Buddy Bench is to help eliminate loneliness and foster friendships on the playground. If a child is sitting on a Buddy Bench alone, it is a signal to… Read more »

Candidates File for the Board of Education

Three Affton citizens have filed their candidacy for three positions on the Affton Board of Education. They are: incumbents Thomas Bellavia, Susan Casaleggi and Patricia Zahn. Under the provisions of Missouri Statute Section 115.124, if the number of candidates who file is the same as the number of positions to be filled by the election (three), there will… Read more »

UPDATE: Affton School District Closed | Friday, January 13

UPDATE (AS OF 4:11 P.M.): The Affton School District will be closed on Friday, January 13, 2017, due to anticipated inclement weather. This includes the Professional Development Day for staff, any scheduled activities on Friday and Saturday, as well as Cougar Care. As a reminder, all Affton Schools will also be closed Monday, January 16, 2017,… Read more »

2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration

Registration for the Affton School District’s 2017-2018 Kindergarten program will be held at Mesnier Primary School, 6930 Weber Road, in the office on Wed., Feb. 15 and Thurs., Feb. 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Appointments may be made for parents and guardians to complete the registration process while their child completes a kindergarten… Read more »

Affton Strong Student of the Month | Dec 2016

This school year we will once again be recognizing one Affton student each month for the things that make them Affton Strong, both in and out of school — this year on video! Our Affton Strong Student of the Month for December is: Charlie Hyde – Affton Early Childhood Charlie is a preschooler at Affton Early Childhood and is… Read more »

Affton Students Recognized

Lots of good news for students throughout Affton School District! Natalie Jobe, Irma Karahasanovic, Benny Koenig, and Conner Welte, fourth-graders at Gotsch Intermediate, earned second place out of 23 teams in the Missouri Stock Market Game. From their SAIL teacher, Laura Pezzani: “Students are given $100,000 to invest in stocks and bonds throughout the semester. They have… Read more »

Holidays Made Brighter for Affton Families

Thanks to the generosity and dedication of the Affton School District community, the holidays are a bit brighter for 29 Affton families. Each year, a Holiday Wish List is available that lists Affton students and their siblings anonymously by number and a few of their hopes for holiday presents. School counselors and social workers spent many… Read more »

Safety Update

This evening, during the Affton High School vs Bayless Boys Varsity Basketball Game held at Bayless High School, there was a shooting that occurred in the lobby. We want to assure you that no Affton students were involved nor harmed. Following the incident, all attendees of the game were placed on lockdown and have since… Read more »